New Movies: ‘Paranormal Activity — The Marked Ones’
The holiday movie season is in full swing already, leaving precious few screens available for anything new. This weekend we only get one big film opening. If you like the previous installments in this franchise, you should probably get a kick out of this one as well.
Americans Trust Nurses, Teachers, Military Officers but Not Lobbyists or Politicians
Gallup just released the results of its annual survey investigating Americans' opinions on the trustworthiness of certain professions. In one notable surprise, members of the clergy saw their favorable rating drop below 50 percent for the first time.
Waitress Receives Massive Tip After Returning Lost Money to Wrong Guy (VIDEO)
The giving spirit is strong this time of year.
Watch How Ecstatic This Young Man Is When He Gets Accepted to College [VIDEO]
Like many young men, Rion Holcombe wanted desperately to go to college. But unlike most young men, Holcombe has Down syndrome. And next year, he'll be a Clemson Tiger.
Chuck Norris Outdoes Jean Claude Van Damme’s Epic Split With Airplanes + More (VIDEO)
On the Internet, Chuck Norris always wins.
10 Great Ideas for Donations to Your Local Food Bank
This time of year, food banks are working extra hard to keep their shelves stocked. If you're in a charitable mood, you might be wondering what exactly these charities are looking for in the way of donations. A recent thread on Reddit explored just that. Numerous commenters with experience either wo…
New Movies: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,’ ‘A Madea Christmas’
Familiar and highly popular screen characters mark their return to theaters this weekend,
Watch These People Shoveling Snow and Not Doing It Well — Daily Distraction
Much of the country got slammed by snow this past week, which means lots of us had to break out our shovels for the first time this season. For some, it didn't go so well.
50 Years Since JFK Assassination — A Look Back With Photos, Video and More
More words have been written about this event (and its aftermath, and what led up to it) than just about anything else, so we thought we'd take a look back through photographs and video.
3 Students Shot at Pittsburgh High School
Just after the school day ended at Brashear High School in Pittsburgh, several gunmen dressed in black shot three students as they were leaving the building. All three victims are alive and in stable condition, receiving treatment at local hospitals.
LAX Shooting — Gunman Opens Fire at L.A. Airport, Kills One TSA Agent [UPDATED]
UPDATE 2:30 p.m. EST: NBC is reporting that one TSA agent was killed and three others wounded. Airport police shot and may have killed the gunman at the scene. The shooter, whose identity has not been confirmed, was taken into custody after being shot.
Senate Reaches Bipartisan Deal to End Gov’t Shutdown, Raise Debt Ceiling
It may have taken more than two weeks, but the government finally looks set to reopen. At least until early 2014, that is.